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Project Management
International Development Group
190GJ Requisition #
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  • Bachelor’s degree in international development, education or relevant discipline and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience supporting international development projects. Experience supporting projects funded by USAID preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest and passion for supporting projects in low- and middle-income countries and transforming learning outcomes.
  • Experience supporting proposals, particularly for international donors a plus.  
  • Critical thinker, able to identify issues and opportunities, provide solutions and reach consensus with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English.
  • Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) desirable.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent soft skills, including include strong interpersonal and communication skills, a problem-solving attitude, and being a self-starter who works both independently and as a collaborative team player.
  • Language skills in French, Arabic or Spanish highly desirable.
  • Prior experience working, studying, or traveling in developing countries a plus.

Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
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